Overnight Visitor


After a day of shooting relax and recharge before enjoying some night time photography. Overnight guests have use of the airtream trailer, firepit and bbq. Staying on site allows you to take advantage of our dark skies free of city lights making for some great night photography.

Overnight fee includes use of the Airstream trailer, the airstream comfortably accommodates a single person or couple. Exclusive use of the blinds and and property for photography from 1:30 p.m. day of arrival until 11:00 a.m. the next day.

Upon arrival at Desert Photo Retreat you will be given an orientation of the property and photo blind. We will then leave you on your own to photograph as you wish. Assistance at the blinds and private instruction with Ron is available for an additional fee.

Use of property and private use of Airstream
  • 1 person: $175.00
  • Couple: $250.00

While we do allow one night stays we highly encourage guests to book a minimum of 2 nights. This gives you 2 mornings and 2 nights to get comfortable with the blinds, the birds and mammals all making for a better photo experience. Those guests that have stayed 2 or more nights were glad they did.

We offer a 10% discount for multiple night stays. If staying multiple nights use coupon code MND at checkout.

Assistance at Blinds

Upon your arrival at Desert Photo Retreat Ron will show you the blinds and provide you with perch options and bird food but then you are on your own.  Some people are comfortable with this others would like assistance.  Ron is available to assist you at the blinds, he will set up perches and keep food in appropriate places.  

  • $250.00 day

(Note: this does not include instruction.  If you require more assistance with your camera, compositions, etc you should consider private instruction.)

Private Instruction

Private instruction with Ron is available for a full day or half day (4 hrs).

  • $500.00 day, up to two people. Additional person $250.00 pp
  • $250.00 ½ day up to two people. Additional person $125.00 pp

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancel prior to 14 days and either reschedule or receive refund.
  • Cancel 14-3 days prior and you may reschedule, no cash refund.
  • 48 hrs or less no refund/no reschedule.